Britain on Film: Black Britain (12A) - evening

Saturday 19 October 2019
7:30pm - 9:01pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Director: Various
Cast: Various
Country: UK
Language: English

A unique and beautiful collation of film footage explores and celebrates the vital culture and history of Black Britain throughout the 20th century. Featuring film clips spanning from 1901 to 1985, this rare footage has been found from all across the UK and collated into a powerful work of cinema, including carnival footage, wedding clips, footage of workers and so much more from a variety of settings and times. This programme allows for an exploration into stories of migration, community and also the struggle against inequality, while also providing the opportunity to celebrate black British culture and life on screen. A truly unique and glorious screening with which to celebrate Black History Month.